Finance News & Insights

40 jobs in a year? The craziest things candidates put on their resume

Sixty seconds. That’s the maximum amount of time two-thirds of hiring managers spend reviewing a resume to make up their mind about a candidate. Which is why many folks try to maximize that minute by making their resume stand out. Only this might not be what they had in mind.  [Read more…]

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Need to hire top-level Finance pros? Ask these 5 questions

So you’re gearing up to add some new blood in your Finance department and you want to ensure you land the best and the brightest to fill the open slots. What’s the best way to cut through the clutter and uncover the best candidates as quickly and effectively as possibly?  [Read more…]

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Finding the right fit for Finance: Words that work

If you’re hoping to fill a position in Finance, there are certain words you’ll want to use to zero in on just the right fit. (Of course, if you’re looking for a job in Finance, there’s some valuable intel, too). [Read more…]

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'How are M&M's made?': 6 most bizarre interview questions of 2010

With scores of candidates vying for a limited number of jobs last year, employers asked some unique — and downright strange — questions to thin out the herd. [Read more…]

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Are these 'Finance' skills more important today?

Management / Staffing Issues

Sonia’s an Excel whiz, a certified payroll professional … and likely to be passed over for the perky candidate with a gift for the gab! [Read more…]

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'I'm not wanted in this state': 7 worst job interview responses

Honesty is usually the best policy — unless, of course, you’re in a job interview, and the answer to “What are your weaknesses?” is “I’m an alcoholic and do not deserve this job.” [Read more…]

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Expect more whoppers from job candidates

People are getting more desperate to find jobs. So desperate, they’re making false claims on their resumes. [Read more…]

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Cut through the fluff during interviews

Potential new hires are perfect on paper, have the right answers to your questions … and couldn’t find their way through a reporting cycle with a flashlight and a map. [Read more…]

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